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CSU Weighs Fee Hike For Undergrads

California State University trustees will consider raising fees for certain students this week.

CSU officials say undergraduates need to get through school faster, and this would be an incentive.
 
Students were spared a tuition hike last week with the passage of Proposition 30. 

But officials say the new sales and income tax that made that possible doesn't solve the problem of too little space in the 23-campus system for all the students who qualify for a CSU education.  And the school still needs help closing a massive budget gap.   

The proposal would affect students who want to repeat a class, take more than the regular full-time course load, or take more classes than they need to graduate.

If approved, the new fees are expected to generate about $30 million a year.

 

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